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While caring for a remarkable amount of MySQL server instances, troubleshooting becomes a common task. It might of interest for you which
Recovering a crashed MySQL server
After a server crash (meaning the system itself or just the MySQL daemon) corrupted table files are quite common. You’ll see this when checking the /var/log/syslog, as the MySQL daemon checks tables during its startup.… [Read more...]